Franschhoek Wine Valley

Apr 2012

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FWV Membership Benefits 2012

Benefits of Membership Benefits may vary based on membership type and category and are subject to change as a result of on going management decisions. Marketing: Management and Custodianship of the FWV Brand Free directory listings in official FWV marketing publications Free descriptive listing on the FWV website, including photo…

FWV Statement of Purpose

Franschhoek Wine Valley Statement of Purpose Management and custodianship of the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand. FWV exists to Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley Represent the…

National Rural Tourism Strategy unveiled

South African Minister of Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, has launched the National Rural Tourism Strategy. The strategy illustrates the National Department of Tourism’s commitment to the development of rural economies in general and rural tourism in particular. “The strategy can greatly contribute to the alleviation of pressure in areas that…

Entries invited for 4th Annual South African Wine Writers Award

South African wine writers are invited to enter the 4th Annual South African Wine Writers Award. Articles written during 2011 and published in South Africa or on a recognized South African website, will be considered. The wine writing community of South Africa is invited to submit one wine-related article per…

Franschhoek Wineries Open during Easter

Please download the document below to see which wineries will be open this Easter weekend: Download: Franschhoek Wineries open over Easter Please contact the Franschhoek Wine Valley office on +27(0)21 876 2861 or email info@franschhoek.org.za if you need more information.

Holden Manz appoints new chef at the Franschhoek Kitchen

Exciting cuisine, infused with a love for good food and vast experience in the restaurant industry cooking for celebrities, beckons at Holden Manz with the appointment of seasoned chef Cheyne Morrisby at the Franschhoek Kitchen, the signature restaurant at this magnificent wine estate. “We are delighted to announce the appointment…

Franschhoek Mystery Weekend (sold out)

SOLD OUT IN LESS THAN A WEEK – WATCH THIS SPACE FOR AN UPDATE ON OUR NEXT MYSTERY WEEKEND Add a dash of intrigue and spice to your life this April with the Franschhoek Mystery Weekend. Taking place over the long weekend (27th and 28th of April), in the Franschhoek…

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.

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